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Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation of Nepal
Prem Bahadur Ale Magar is a Nepali politician belonging to CPN. He is serving as the Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation since October 2021 in the current Nepali Congress led government. Magar has previously served as the Minister for Forests and Environment of Nepal.
Minister of Tourism of India
Gangapuram Kishan Reddy is an Indian politician who is currently serving as Minister of Tourism, Culture and Development of North Eastern Region of India. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is an MP representing Secunderabad since 2019.
Ex Prime Minister of Nepal
Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli is a Nepalese politician and former Prime Minister of Nepal. He served three terms as prime minister from 11 October 2015 to 3 August 2016, from 15 February 2018 to 13 May 2021 as the first elected prime minister under the new constitution, and from 13 May 2021 to 13 July 2021.
Actor / Author
Hari Bansha Acharya is a Nepali actor, comedian, singer and writer. He is known for his method acting. He is one half of the comedy duo MaHa Jodi along with fellow comedian Madan Krishna Shrestha. He is known for his performance as Arjun in the 1997 patriotic drama film Balidaan.
Madan Krishna Shrestha is a Nepali actor, comedian, writer, singer, song writer, director and producer. He is one of the most successful and respected comedians in the Nepali entertainment industry and was the most popular stage performer in his time. He is well known for his method acting.
Businessman, Politician, Philanthropist and Author
Binod Kumar Chaudhary is a Nepalese billionaire businessman, politician and philanthropist. He is the chairman and president of the Chaudhary Group. In February 2013, he was recognised as Nepal's wealthiest person and only billionaire, having an estimated net worth of $1 billion.
Sanduk Ruit is an ophthalmologist from Nepal who has restored the sight of over 180,000 people across Africa and Asia using small-incision cataract surgery. He is the founder and the executive director of the Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology.
Managing Director of the Nepal Electricity Authority
Kulman Ghising is the current managing director of Nepal Electricity Authority. He is known for solving the load-shedding problem, whereby, for decades, the country had power outages of up to 18 hours daily, within two months of taking office.
Actor / Director/Producer/Martial Artist
Nikhil Upreti or Nikhil Uprety is a Nepalese film actor, film director, producer and martial artist. One of the most popular and successful actors in history of Nepali Cinema, he is known for his action drama movies and social drama movies.
Ani Choying Drolma, also known as Choying Dolma and Ani Choying, is a Nepalese Buddhist nun of Tibetan origin and musician from the Nagi Gompa nunnery in Nepal. She is known in Nepal and throughout the world for bringing many Tibetan Buddhist chants and feast songs to mainstream audiences.
Bipin Karki is a Nepali actor, and theatre artist known for his work in the Nepali cinema. Karki began his career at a young age by appearing in stage plays with his brother Arjun Karki. Karki performed stage plays with Kamal Mani Nepal and his guru Sunil Pokharel in Gurukul Theatre in Kathmandu in 2005.
Film Director/ Author
Prakash Sayami is a Nepali film director, writer and producer. He is an independent film maker and he has directed six feature-length movies. He is currently working in Ujyaalo Radio Network programme Ajar Amar Geetharu. From 1986, he worked as an assistant director and scriptwriter on many commercial Nepali films.
Maya Thakuri is a Nepali writer. She has published eight anthologies of short stories. Her stories have been translated in English, Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, and are a part of curriculum in various universities in India and Nepal. She is also a member of Nepal Academy.
Member of the House of Representatives of Nepal
Bishnu Prasad Paudel is a Nepalese politician, who is the vice chairman of Nepal Communist Party.He was the Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Nepal. He is the leader of main opposition party of Nepal CPN. He was elected Member of Parliament from Rupandehi 2.
Nepalese entrepreneur / MD, Chaudhary Group
Born into a successful business family, Nirvana Chaudhary, founded his own independent company - CG Finco - at the age of 19. Educated in Doon, Harrow and EMBA at MIT and LBS, he became the Managing Director of CG Corp Global, a $2.5 Billion private conglomerate, before turning 30.
Dileep Agrawal is a Nepalese entrepreneur. He is the founder and director of WorldLink, an Internet service providing company. Agrawal takes an interest in environmental development activities including dealing with climate change.
Executive Chairman and Co-founder of Idea studio Nepal
Dr. Lama is the Executive Chairman and Co-founder of Idea Studio Nepal (ISN). It is a platform to encourage and empower entrepreneurs to solve social and economic issues faced by the country. He also leads the Nepal Institute of Public Policy and Governance (Nepal: IPPG) advice on policies around governance, rule of law, local and national development model; and social and impact financing model for local and national government.
In 2015, Dr Lama was selected by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader. He is one of four Nepali’s to receive the honour. Dr. Lama was awarded with the first ever Lord Glenamara International Scholarship in recognition of his efforts in improving public health and the environment through volunteering initiatives. His work and education earned him the International Student of the Year 2006 award in the UK. He was further honored by Northumbria University by establishing 20 scholarships for Nepalese students under his name ‘Tshering Lama Northumbria University Scholarships’ from 2006 to 2013. He leads the Graduate Students Research Grant, supporting 20 graduate students (Masters, MPhil and PhD) yearly towards their thesis and providing supervision in Nepal. Dr Lama advises several international boards including as one of the academic members and judge for the prestigious Global Teacher’s Prize, the winner teacher gets USD 1 million.
Captain / Chairman,Ap1
Rameshwar Thapa is Chairman of Simrik Air Pvt. Ltd. and a well-known Helicopter Pilot with over 10,000 plus hrs. logged to his entire flying career of more than 20 years in various helicopter types. He is also the first MI-17 commander for Commercial Flight and the first Instructor Pilot for the MI-17 in Nepal.
Sudheer Sharma is a Nepalese writer and journalist. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Nepal's largest selling daily Kantipur from 2008 to 2018 and 2019 to till now. He is also the author of best selling books Prayogshala and The Nepal Nexus. Sharma grew up in the town of Dhulabari in Jhapa District.
Member of the House of Representatives of Nepal
Pradeep Kumar Gyawali is a Nepalese politician. He served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs from 14 March 2018 to 4 June 2021 under prime minister KP Sharma Oli. He is a central committee member of the Communist Party of Nepal.
Former Inspector General of Nepal Police
Sarbendra Khanal is 26th Chief of Nepal Police. He was appointed as the Chief of Nepal Police after succeeding Prakash Aryal on 10 April 2018 by the cabinet decision of the Government of Nepal. He was former spokesperson of Nepal Police.
Nepalese film actress
Reecha Sharma is a Nepalese film actress, model and VJ, and she is one of the judges for Comedy Champion. She was one of the ten semifinalists of Miss Nepal 2007 pageant and has been popular for her acting in music videos and ramps. She made her acting debut in the Nepali film First Love.